5 Ways to Zero-Waste Your Morning Routine

This post is part of a paid collaboration with Plaine Products and I received product for review. Stay tuned for a detailed product review and giveaway. 1. Buy your coffee or tea in compostable bags. Check your coffee bag or tea box to see if the packaging used is compostable. Some coffee bags have plastic…

Small Steps Toward Zero Waste Living

As I've learned more about the long term environmental consequences of over consumption in the clothing industry - from carbon emissions that contribute to catastrophic climate change to polyester fibers entering our oceans - I've simultaneously started bumping up against similar issues in my everyday consumption of hygiene products, toiletries, and food. I'm ashamed to admit it now, but as a…

Review: Mable Delivers Sustainable, Self Standing Toothbrushes

Special thanks to Mable for sponsoring this post.  A couple of years ago, I switched from conventional plastic toothbrushes to those now ubiquitous recycled plastic toothbrushes, which I can pick up at my local Trader Joe's for a few bucks a piece. But, while the company has a pretty good thing going, I've continued to have…

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Every Day is Earth Day for the EWC

Photo by Porapak Apichodilok on Pexels.com This year, members of the Ethical Writers Coalition banded together to share ways we honor the earth every day of the year. We get lots of pitches this time of year from brands who think today might be the only day we care about their nontoxic, zero waste, renewable-energy…